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Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue entrance of the Capitol Park to Madison City Hall. The City Hall building has a clock tower on the roof. The stone gateways...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Distant view of the town from a hill with houses, garden plots, businesses and churches.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family stands behind a picket fence in the yard of a frame Greek Revival house with latticework on its porch. There are two wood trellises in the yard.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: This building, on an entire block of Spaight and Brearly Streets with Lake Monona, was originally the governor's mansion for Leonard J. Farwell. The Farwel...
Description: Elevated view from North Hall of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A large class stands outside a school. Front row, left to right: Stella Nuzum, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mabel Devlin, Mary Devlin, unknown, Alice Odekirk...
Description: Midway Pleasance viewed from Illinois Central Viaduct; large Ferris wheel in background; large crowd, mostly walking in the direction of the Ferris wheel...
Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the surrender of Albert Parsons to Cook County Illinois authories. Parsons had been arrested in connection with a conf...
Description: Aunt Helen and Syl stand on a rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park. A pavilion is visible behind them through the trees.
Description: George Goodvillage and his wife posing on King Street. In the background is a row of commercial buildings. The building on the left is a Saddlery. The tele...
Description: Mount Calvary College.
Date: 1889-04-30 before
Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...
Date: 1870 after
Description: A view of the back side of a railroad station and outbuilding that face the creek. A hotel, garage, and homes are visible around the structure.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Park Hotel at the intersection of Carroll and Main streets, with the Capitol Park on the right. Several carriages are hitched at the p...
Description: Sixth page of calendar for November and December, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a group of boys in a tug of war using twine from a roll...
Description: The Whiting House with assorted traffic and people.
Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: View from inside of the Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion looking out on a large crowd of people.
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